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The Sound of Flying

for Shih

The concept is based on the composition “Crossing the River” (1996). Inspired by the music, the scores are blown away into an uncertain space in a vague freedom while the composition is played in the same room. 123 more words


Before the Fall

Nimpha’s Bridge, Artist Antonio Mora


Before the Fall

Lay here with me
Under this tree
Before the Fall
Leaves completely
Breaking the spell
Which we lie under… 157 more words

Field Of Thorns

Sharing Tuesday: Marguerite Duras

I was introduced to Marguerite Duras’ writing through her book The War, which I read at university. I enjoyed it immensely and then sought out anything else written by her I could find in English. 48 more words



HIROSHIMA MON AMOUR directed by Alain Resnais (France, 1959)

This is a movie about the fallibility of memory; an intense love story set against the backdrop of the bombing of Hiroshima in Japan. 440 more words


Marguerite Duras, "The Lover"

“Straightway after the meal she’d apologize for having to leave so soon, but she had things to do, she said. She never said what. When there were enough of us we’d stay on for an hour or two after she left. 303 more words


'Moderato Cantabile' by Marguerite Duras

‘Moderto Cantabile’ is the somewhat innocuous story of two strangers, Anne Desbaresdes and Chauvin,  who meet at a seedy café every day for a week, following the murder of a young woman by her love outside that café. 556 more words

Bedside Reading

Fans of the work of Anaïs Nin and Marguerite Duras will relish this new collection of twelve erotic short stories by Catherine D’Avis, author of the controversial novel… 42 more words